Madeleine O'Connell

Madeleine O’Connell

Madeleine O’Connell graduated from North Central College with a bachelors degree in Journalism and Broadcast Communications before deciding to pursue her studies further at DePaul University. There, she earned her masters degree in Digital Communication & Media Arts. O’Connell served as a freelance writer for over two years while also interning with the Academy of Country Music, SiriusXM and Circle Media and assisting with Amazon Music’s Country Heat Weekly podcast. In addition to Country Now, she has been published in American Songwriter, Music Mayhem, and Holler.Country. Madeleine O’Connell is a member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.

Zach Bryan; Photo by Scott Dudelson

Zach Bryan Reveals ‘Every Single Cent’ Made At His Veterans Day Show Will Be Donated To PTSD Victims And Their Families

Posted on November 8, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Ahead of Zach Bryan’s Veterans Day concert at Gallagher Square at Petco Park in San Diego, California on Friday (Nov….

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Photos Courtesy Clint Black

Clint Black Celebrates Major Career Milestones

Posted on November 6, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Country music icon Clint Black is wrapping up the year on a high note. On Wednesday (Nov. 2), Black attended…

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Catie Offerman, Southerland, RaeLynn; Photos Provided

New Country Songs You Need To Hear Right Now: Catie Offerman, Southerland, RaeLynn & More

Posted on November 4, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

There are times in life where we may say something we wish we’d never said or we meet someone we…

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Photo Courtesy Megan Moroney

Will Megan Moroney Ever Reveal The Truth Behind Her Fan-Favorite Track, ‘Tennessee Orange?’

Posted on November 4, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

While viral sensation Megan Moroney may be seeing her career skyrocket before her very eyes, she’s confident that she will…

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Carrie Underwood; Photo by Jeff Johnson

Carrie Underwood Fans Threaten To ‘Riot’ If She Doesn’t Win CMA Entertainer of the Year

Posted on November 4, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Carrie Underwood has secured three nominations for the 56th Annual CMA Awards, including the highest honor of the night, Entertainer of…

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Walker Hayes and Family; Photo via Facebook/ Walker Hayes

Walker Hayes Showcases Life On The Road With His Family In New Photo: ‘6 Kids, 3 Dogs, 2 Parents, 1 Bunk’

Posted on November 4, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Touring is a full family affair for country star Walker Hayes.  The “AA” singer is currently in the midst of…

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Cody Johnson; Photo by Brandon Todd 1

Cody Johnson Sends Fans Into A Frenzy With Announcement Of Live Album

Posted on November 4, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Over the summer, Cody Johnson revealed he was working on three new albums – a live album, a concept album, and…

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Russell Dickerson; Photo by Robby Klein

Russell Dickerson Says New Self-Titled Album Is ‘100 Percent Me’

Posted on November 4, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Russell Dickerson reveals his most authentic self on his just-released self-titled album.  Not only is Dickerson a co-writer on all…

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Zach Bryan; Photo by Louis Nice

Zach Bryan Promises To Cover Rental Car Fees For Fans Who Got In An Accident On The Way to His Show: ‘Glad You Guys Are Okay’

Posted on November 3, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Rising country singer Zach Bryan has proved that his fans are high up on his list of priorities. He continues…

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Zac Brown Band; Photo by John Shearer

Zac Brown Band Officially Welcomes Caroline Jones As First Female Member

Posted on November 3, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Multi-instrumentalist Caroline Jones is officially a full-time member of Zac Brown Band. Jones marks the first and only female member of the…

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